People are always trying to save money, save time, save energy but they don’t know how. They hire professionals for every aspect of their lives. So how can this be avoided? The internet is one of the most obvious ways. That will be the focus for today – a few websites that are the most helpful for learning how to do anything.
There are so many other helpful sites out there. But if you don’t know where to find them or what they may be called, I find that a quick search on one of the following 3 sites usually will lead me to what I need, whether it’s a website for a life event, saving money or fixing things.
As most people know, You Tube is a site with videos. But before you ever hire another professional, type in what you need into You Tube. You may be able to handle it yourself. The search can be a full sentence of just a few keywords. Just a few random searches to help you get the idea:
How to harvest rainwater
How to live off the grid
How to add more hair to a wig
How to fix rattling sound in car (insert your car info)
How to knit
So Pinterest is like reading a magazine. Just type in your topic that you want to learn about/see. For this search you just type in the keywords. So for example:
Repair doll hair
Kid camp ideas (this will pull up ideas, places, games, etc)
Cheap travel (for tips on where to go, what to do, how to do it, etc)
Car maintenance (for how to change every fluid, replace tires, anything!)
For any of these searches on Pinterest, if you find an article that you like, it usually comes from a blog and you can then dig through that blog. Depending on the focus of that blog, you may want to follow that blog and really get more thorough information on your topic.
or any search engine
An internet search engine can assist with any search. What can be helpful with a more general search like this is that it can lead you to several blogs or websites that discuss your topic. You can then look further into each blog/website to see if one focuses on the type of information you really want. For example, you may be looking for an article on how to make a vegan friendly meal. But in general, you want a blog that posts all kinds of food, not just vegan. If you type in vegan meals you will find the article you need. But you will then find sites completely dedicated to vegan meals, and other sites related to health issues while others may be all food. So a general search engine can give you a broader result. And again, you can type in keywords or a full sentence. For example:
How to increase lung capacity
Pros and cons to homeschooling
How do I take a screenshot
How to fix a leaky faucet
If you can’t find what you need on one of these 3 sites, I’m not sure it’s out there! If you have a preferred way to find/learn things on the internet, leave a comment below. I’d love to hear it!